Take a look at this very informative interview from Guide Star with Kay Sprinkel Grace, author of The Ultimate Board Member’s Book.
“Too often we understate expectations because we want people to serve. That’s self-defeating. Full disclosure from the beginning will bring you amazingly dedicated and committed board members. By the same token, understating the requirements (“You only have to come to meetings—the staff does everything else”) will backfire and create resentment.” more